Ana de Armas’ career is defined by her talent and versatility. From making her acting debut in Cuba to transitioning to Hollywood, the actress has surely come a long way. De Armas first showcased her acting prowess to the English-language audience in the psychological thriller film ‘Knock Knock’ and went on to star in the black comedy film ‘War Dogs’. However, her role as the holographic AI projection Joi in ‘Blade Runner 2049’ is what catapulted her to international stardom. The actress continued to shine, earning a Golden Globe nomination for her portrayal of nurse Marta Cabrera in the mystery movie ‘Knives Out.’
De Armas’ role as the dynamic Bond girl Paloma in ‘No Time to Die’ further solidified her status as a Hollywood talent. Furthermore, in a groundbreaking achievement, she became the first Cuban nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Norma Jeane/Marilyn Monroe in ‘Blonde.’ As the actress continues to captivate the audience with her performances, she is set to be a part of some exciting projects in the future. Here is all you need to know about the upcoming films of Ana de Armas.
1. Ballerina (2024)
Ana de Armas has joined the iconic ‘John Wick’ franchise by starring in its spin-off movie ‘Ballerina.’ The action thriller film follows ballerina-assassin Rooney as she seeks revenge on the murderers of her family by hunting them down. De Armas portrays the lead role of Rooney, Unity Phelan’s cameo role in ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum.’ The film takes place between the events of ‘Parabellum’ and ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ and marks the return of Keanu Reeves as John Wick, along with Ian McShane as Winston Scott.
The film also stars Gabriel Byrne (‘Lost Girls’ and ‘War of the Worlds’), Catalina Sandino Moreno (‘At the Devil’s Door’ and ‘Incarnate’), and Norman Reedus (‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Triple 9’). Lance Reddick also appears in the film as Charon in one of his final performances as the actor sadly passed away in March 2023. The film, helmed by ‘Total Recall’ director Len Wiseman, is scheduled to be released in theaters on June 7, 2024.
2. Eden (TBA)
De Armas is also going to star in ‘Eden,’ a survival thriller that follows a group of people who abandon society and head to the Galápagos, away from society, in search of the meaning of life. The actress is joined by Vanessa Kirby, Sydney Sweeney, Jude Law, Daniel Bruhl, Richard Roxburgh, and Felix Kammerer. However, the details about the characters have been kept under wraps for now. The film is directed by Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard, also known for ‘The Da Vinci Code,’ ‘A Beautiful Mind’ and ‘Frost/Nixon.’ Imagine Entertainment is bankrolling the project based on Howard’s story that Noah Pink has based his script on. It is currently being filmed but we are yet to get a potential release date.